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American Routes

A weekly two-hour public radio program produced in New Orleans, presenting a broad range of American music — blues and jazz, gospel and soul, old-time country and rockabilly, Cajun and zydeco, Tejano and Latin, roots rock and pop, avant-garde and classical.

Lyndon B. Johnson defeats Barry Goldwater for President

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World History for Us All

World History for Us All is a powerful, innovative model curriculum for teaching world history in middle and high schools.

Eyes on the Prize: America's Civil Rights Movement 1954–1985

Eyes on the Prize is an award-winning 14-hour television series produced by Blackside and narrated by Julian Bond. Through contemporary interviews and historical footage, the series covers all of the major events of the civil rights movement from 1954–1985. Series topics range from the Montgomery bus boycott in 1954 to the Voting Rights Act in 1965; from community power in schools to "Black Power" in the streets; from early acts of individual courage through to the flowering of a mass movement and its eventual split into factions.

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Reporting America at War

The NEH-funded film by Stephen Ives, Reporting America at War, explores the role of American journalists from San Juan Hill to the beaches of Normandy, from the jungles of Vietnam to the Persian Gulf in a the three-hour documentary.

Civil rights activist Rosa Parks dies

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Alaska History and Cultural Studies

Alaska's History & Cultural Studies provides students, teachers and others interested in the state access to a rich source of facts and viewpoints about Alaska and its history. There are six units, each encompassing an important theme or historical period. Linked to the units you'll find extensive information that includes an historical account of that era, stories of the people who lived then, photographs, maps, oral history, letters and other primary resources.

Senator John F. Kennedy proposes formation of Peace Corps

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Martin Luther King, Jr. wins Nobel Peace Prize

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Chiang Kai-shek takes oath of office as Chinese president

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